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Deadly China Doll (1973)

Hei lu (original title)
Charming stranger Pai Chen arrives in a small town to settle an old score with nefarious local hoodlum Scarface Wu Hsu, who runs an opium smuggling ring. Hsu is planning a drug deal with ... See full summary »

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Carter Wong ...
Pai Chien (as Carter Huang)
Il-bong Yun ...
Han Fei (as Yen I-feng)
James Nam ...
Scarface Wu Hsu (as Nan Kung Hsun)
Hsiang Ting Ko ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ting Chao
Chuan Chen
Fu Hung Cheng
Wan Hsi Chin
Chi-Yu Kong
Hung Li
Chu Liu
Kuang-hao Lu
Fei Lung
Ting-Ken Shih
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Charming stranger Pai Chen arrives in a small town to settle an old score with nefarious local hoodlum Scarface Wu Hsu, who runs an opium smuggling ring. Hsu is planning a drug deal with another crime boss that Pai decides to thwart. Feisty young lass Hei Lu helps Pai out. Written by Woodyanders

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Deadly! Devastating! See more »

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22 June 1973 (Hong Kong)  »

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Deadly China Doll  »

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Hei Lu: We can take care of you. Be no trouble at all!
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Referenced in Massage Parlor Murders! (1973) See more »

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Does it live up to the title & cover? Yes and No
5 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

"Yes", because Angela Mao is indeed a doll, and pretty deadly in this one. "No", because there are too many side characters taking away the focus from Angela - don't get me wrong, they all can fight, but in a movie called "Deadly China Doll" you expect the female lead to be the one central figure. The plot is muddled, the DVD transfer is poor, the editing is often bad, but the fighting is generally pretty good (though the characters' jumping around as if they had springs on their shoes can get tiresome) and constitutes the only reason to see this movie. Angela has 3 fight scenes in total: her most ferocious expressions and moves come at the 10-minute climax, but my favorite is her first, where she goes against a guy at least twice her size. (**)


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